Can I do my own silk screening?
How do you do silk screening?
- Step 1: Coat Screen. Coat screen with photo sensitive emulsion.
- Step 2: Burn Screen. Take transparency and place on outside of screen, right side down, with clear tape.
- Step 3: Rinse Out Image.
- Step 4: Tape Up Screen.
- Step 5: Set Up Screen.
- Step 6: Print.
What is better than silk screening? DTG printing offers many advantages over traditional silk-screening. There are certain situations where you would definitely want to opt for DTG over silk screening, and vice versa.
Which is better silk screen or heat press? While heat-transfer designs have a higher resolution and look better when first made, screen printing soaks into the fabric and lasts much longer over time. Screen printing transfers layers of ink from a fine mesh screen onto the fabric. Heat transfer uses heat to seal a vinyl design onto a shirt.